See why you belong at FAU High School - Jupiter

 

he FAU High School Jupiter Campus, in partnership with the Max Planck Academy, offers two rounds of applications every school year; the Early Applicant Round (deadline of November 15th) and the Regular Applicant Round (deadline of January 15th). Admission selections are based on the competitiveness of applicants, with acceptances offered to the most competitive candidates. Note: Students who apply by the Early Applicant Round deadline and are not accepted, will automatically roll over to the Regular Applicant Round for further review. Current-year 10th grade students may apply and be considered for admission and enrollment in 11th grade, starting the following fall.

 

Process

The FAU High School online admissions application opens on September 1st and complete applications must be received by January 15th. Current-year 10th grade students may apply and be considered for admission and enrollment in 11th grade, starting the following fall. A holistic review of applications is conducted, with acceptances offered to the most competitive and well-rounded candidates.

Admissions decisions are based on a completed application, with documents, including a completed interview. Applicants who fail to provide all required documentation including but is not limited to, resume, personal statement, recommendation forms, and entrance exams by the admissions deadline will not receive the opportunity to interview.

 

Required application documentation

 

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Completed Online Application

Admissions decisions are based on a completed application, with documents, including a completed interview. Applicants who fail to provide all required documentation including but is not limited to, résumé, personal statement, recommendation forms, and entrance exams by the admissions deadline will not receive the opportunity to interview. 

Admissions Testing

One of the following admissions tests is required of all applicants:

SAT / PSAT Verbal: 600
Math: 600
ACT Composite: 25

Core Un-weighted GPA

Un-weighted GPA: 3.8 (minimum)

Academic Records are required as part of the online application and are self-reported by the applicant. Final grades from 9th grade, and first semester of 10th grade, are required. Applicants must include a copy of an official high school transcript, showing cumulative GPA, standardized test scores, and all high school courses attempted (including high school courses completed in middle school).

Required Courses

  • Required Courses*:
    • Algebra 1
    • Geometry
    • Algebra 2
  • Recommended Courses
    • Pre-Calculus

*A or B letter grades required

Academic Records are required as part of the online application and are self-reported by the applicant. Final grades from 9th grade, and first semester of 10th grade, are required. Applicants must include a copy of an official high school transcript, showing cumulative GPA, standardized test scores, and all high school courses attempted (including high school courses completed in middle school).

School-Based Standardized Testing

FSA* Reading Level 5
FSA* Mathematics Level 5
Florida* End of Course (EOC) Assessments Level 5


*Students without Florida Assessment Scores should submit other school-based standardized test scores (e.g. Stanford 10, Iowa Test of Basic Skills, TerraNova)

Letters of Recommendation

Recommendation forms must be submitted electronically within the application from the applicant’s current school. We do not accept recommendations via email or in paper form. The principal/school counselor and academic instructors need to complete the electronic FAU High School form.

Resume

Must be submitted as part of online application

Personal Statement

Must be submitted as part of online application

Interview**

If the applicant is selected, an interview will be required by the Admissions Team

 

**If the applicant is selected, an interview will be required by the Admissions Team. 

 

Cost of Attendance

FAU High School Jupiter Campus, in partnership with the Max Planck Academy, is a public school governed by Florida Atlantic University and has no tuition cost, lab fees, or book costs to students. Families are financially responsible for a minimal annual activity fee, FAU Parking and Transportation fee, and an orientation fee.  Find a summary of these costs   here.

On average, graduates of FAU High School Jupiter Campus, in partnership with the Max Planck Academy, earn 60 university credits by high school graduation. FAU High School, in partnership with the Office of Financial Aid, currently offers the Talon Scholarship to all qualified high school graduates to complete their Bachelor’s degree at Florida Atlantic University within two years of graduation from FAU High School.

 

Admissions Timeline

The application is available on September 1st.

Early Applicant Round Deadline January 15
Regular Applicant Round Deadline January 15
Acceptance Notification*  Early-Mid March

 

*The notification of acceptance in the admissions timeline chart is to be used as a guideline. Notifications can be sent prior to the indicated months mentioned above.

 

Admissions Decisions:

Admission decisions will be posted to your online application account in early-mid March, with email notifications to follow. Admissions decisions are based on a completed application, with documents, including a completed interview. Applicants who fail to provide all required documentation including but is not limited to, résumé, personal statement, recommendation forms, and entrance exams by the admissions deadline will not receive the opportunity to interview.

 

Open House Info

One of the best ways to learn about the FAU High School Jupiter Campus, in partnership with the Max Planck Academy, is by attending one of our annual Open Houses. Open Houses are an opportunity for prospective Owls and parents to meet our staff, learn about the programs and experiences at FAU High School, learn about the admission process, and participate in a Q A with FAU High School staff and current students. Due to COVID-19, Open Houses will be virtual this year, via Zoom.

We do ask that families RSVP  here   prior to attending. You will receive an email confirmation a few days prior to directions for the virtual event.

If you missed our Open House dates, please review our  FAQ. If you can't find an answer there, feel free to reach out to us via  email.

Unfortunately,  due to the volume of requests and COVID-19, we cannot accommodate tours.

Open House Dates for the 2019 - 2020 school year are:

September 10, 2020 8:30 AM
October 8, 2020 12:00 PM
November 12, 2020 5:30 PM
December 10, 2020 12:00 PM
January 7, 2021 5:30 PM

 

Please contact the FAU High School Help Desk at FAUMPAinfo@fau.edu for any assistance.